The Executive Team is tasked with running the day-to-day operations of the International Institute of Space Commerce.
Sam Spencer is a highly respected technology leader focusing on innovative technical development and project / business optimization. He has over 16 years of success in the development of over $US40 billion of innovative on-Earth oil / gas, metals, utilities and infrastructure projects at several locations around the world. In 2014 he used this experience to start the world’s first engineering company focused solely on in-space resources, Etiam Engineering, which specializes in the process design and optimization of Space-based In-Situ-Resource-Utilization (ISRU) projects (e.g. asteroids, Mars, Moon, etc), under the main specialties of Life Support / Propellants and Metals / Plastics.
Sam is the Co-Author of a book series on Developing and Settling Space and a Director of the international child safety charity non-profit The Safety Educator. Sam also has a B.Eng Chemical (Honors) and an MBA (Technology), is an advisor on the United Nations Space Generation Advisory Council on Commercial Space, a member of the Technical Panel of The Hague International Space Resources Governance Working Group, a Technology Advisor for the International Institute of Space Commerce, a NASA NIAC collaborator, advisory Board Member of the Lifeboat Foundation, member of the AIAA Space Resources Technical Committee, member of the Space Development Steering Committee, is certified as a Project Management Professional and a Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a Fellow of The Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Institution of Engineers Australia.